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Edward Alfred HARRIS

Regimental number1652
Place of birthSmeaton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address82 Hanbury Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Harris, 82 Hanbury Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Corporal
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 July 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. II), fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth HARRIS, 101 Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Smeaton, Victoria

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